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Old 07-12-2007, 05:05 PM   #1
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Maxtor Internal Sata II 160GB hard drive question

Hi I was wondering what hard drive sport Linux as I saw one on and was thinking of buying it here is the name it is a Maxtor Internal Sata II 160GB 7200RPM
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Would this hard drive work?
Old 07-12-2007, 05:42 PM   #2
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that depends on what kind of distribution you're using. if you're using a pretty recent one, than sata drivers are loaded by default, if you're using a distro that has no sata support, than it's useless, because you'll have no drivers loaded. it pretty much depends on what you're using
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All SATA disks should work providing your motherboard has a supported SATA controller. That's what you need to look into, not the brand of the disks themselves.
Old 07-13-2007, 05:35 AM   #4
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Well i now my motherboard sports sata connection as my motherboard is a crosshair motherboard



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